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8 Best Men’s Full-Zip Sweaters that are Cozy & Stylish

From the office to casual wear, full-zip sweaters offer plenty of warmth while still being presentable.  

However, the selection of well-made full-zip sweaters available to men is surprisingly limited. So today, we wanted to share a few that look nice and are made from quality fabrics.

Let’s take a look:

Related: Best Merino Wool Sweaters for Men

1. Rodd & Gunn Grovetown Knit

Rodd & Gunn Grovetown Knit

Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, Rodd & Gunn is an upscale menswear brand makes high-quality and uncompromising clothes.  Crafted from 100% wool, the Grovetown Knit is a perfect indoor and outdoor full-zip men’s sweater that provides plenty of comfort throughout the day.  The finely spun wool takes on a softer texture while still breathable enough to ensure you don’t sweat.

The cuffs and waistband are ribbed, so the sweater stays put.  Additionally, branding is minimal, with just a small metal logo knitted on the front.

2. Amazon Essentials Full-Zip Cotton Sweater

If you are looking for a sub-$50 full-zip sweater, it doesn’t get any better than this one by Amazon Essentials.  Made from 100% cotton, it features a classic design that looks nice.  The sweater has a slightly raised collar, ribbed cuffs, and waistband that is brought together with single zip closure.

Available in several colors and sizes, XS to 2XL, it is an excellent choice for men who want to save a few extra bucks.

3. Barbour Fife Zip Through

Barbour Fife Zip Through

British designer Barbour has been making men’s clothing for over 100 years.  While they are most known for their signature waxed jackets, the Barbour Fife Zip Through is a well-made full-zip sweater. 

This tailored fit full-zip sweater has a grey marl color allowing it to pair well with a nice pair of chinos or dress pants; it’s a perfect sweater to wear to the office or when working from home. Crafted from wool (55%) and cotton (45%), this sweater will be plenty comfortable too.

4. Bloomingdale’s Zip-Front Merino Wool Cardigan

Bloomingdale's Zip-Front Merino Wool Cardigan

If you are looking for a 100% merino wool full zip sweater, consider the Bloomingdale’s Zip-Front Cardigan.  In a neutral heathered charcoal gray color, this full-zip sweater is versatile and comfortable.  The sweater features two zip side pockets along with front two-way zip closure.  

Additionally, you find a raised collar that helps protect you from any sudden breezes.  Unlike most cardigans that feature a shawl collar, this sweater by Bloomingdale’s rests flat against the chest for a more streamlined and formal appearance.

5. Robert Graham Armidale Classic Fit Full-Zip Sweater

Robert Graham Armidale Classic Fit Full-Zip Sweater

Founded in 2001, Robert Graham is a newcomer to the men’s fashion industry. However, with bold designs and well-made clothes, it is easy to see why they have risen in popularity. The Armidale Classic Fit Full-Zip Sweater is a more conservative offering that focuses on comfort.  Relying on a 100% cotton fabric, this sweater features a textured knit that will feel nice against your skin.  The chunky silver-toned two-way zipper down the front also adds a little dash of style.  

Available in navy and grey, along with sizes S to 3XL, most men should have no problem sliding into this full-zip sweater.

6. Armani Exchange Full Zip Sweater

Armani Exchange Full Zip Sweater

Founded as a subsidiary of Armani in 1991 by Italian designer Giorgio Armani, Armani Exchange makes stylish and affordable clothing for men.  Their simply named Full Zip Sweater is classic but versatile in functionality.  Able to be dressed up with a pair of dress pants or down with denim, this sweater is one that you can easily pair with several items in your wardrobe.

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Featuring a 100% cotton body, caring for this sweater is equally easy; machine wash and tumble dry.  For design details, the sweater has a two-way front zip, ribbed cuffs, and a raised collar.  

7. Duluth Trading Men’s Brigadier Full-Zip Mock Sweater

Duluth Trading Men's Brigadier Full-Zip Mock Sweater

There is perhaps no better choice for outdoor wear than the Duluth Trading Men’s Brigadier Full-Zip Mock Sweater.  With a thick fabric consisting of cotton (60%), nylon (35%), and wool (5%), this sweater is both durable and warm.  

Functionally this sweater also has all the standard features: raised collar, an easy-to-grab one-way zipper, side seam pockets, and ribbed cuffs. 

But it’s the details that set this sweater apart from others. For example, the shoulders and elbows feature reinforced fabric that’ll significantly extend the sweater’s life, along with armpit gussets that’ll never restrict your movement when working.  In short, this is a perfect sweater to wear while getting your hands dirty.

8. Synrgy Marled Full-Zip Sweater Jacket

Synrgy Marled Full-Zip Sweater Jacket

If you have a naturally larger frame, then the Synrgy Marled Full-Zip Sweater Jacket is a top choice.  Available in sizes 1XL to 6XL and tall sizes, this full-zip sweater will look nice without ever coming up too short or too tight.  

Crafted from cotton, acrylic, polyester, wool, and spandex fabric, it features all the properties you’re looking for: breathable, durable, moisture-wicking, and a slight bit of stretch.  Design-wise it features a contrasting collar, waistband, and cuff that give it a more casual look.

About Adam

As the lead editor of Tools of Men, Adam is an expert in all things men's grooming and style. When you don't find him reading up on the latest style trends, he likes to go jogging, attempt to distinguish the differences between IPAs, and play sports with his kids.

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